Registrants Receive Full Benefits Including Free Polos, Hat & T-Shirt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Volunteer registration for next month’s Big Machine Music City Grand Prix featuring the NTT INDYCAR SERIES is now free, the Nashville Sports Council announced Monday.

The volunteer program for the race (which will take place Aug. 4-7) has been generously underwritten, meaning there is now no cost to those who register to volunteer between now and race weekend.

Additionally, those who already paid to volunteer are eligible for a full refund and can contact the volunteer team at for more information.

All volunteers will receive uniforms (two polos, one t-shirt and a hat), parking, transportation and meals during their shifts. Volunteers must be 16 years or older and register for a minimum of two shifts throughout the event week.

Those interested in volunteering can register at: The race is in need of the following positions, especially during the evening shifts:

  • Race Day Ambassadors: Race Day Ambassadors will be responsible for providing directions, information, and other assistance to fans attending the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix.
  • Access Control Volunteers: Access Control volunteers are responsible for keeping drivers, fans and all attendees of the event safe. These volunteers will be assisting with access to restricted areas and checking necessary credentials. Access Control positions may require being on your feet for an extended period of time. *Background check required
  • Can Do Team: Members of the can-do team are vital to the success of the event. This position is for a person that is up for any task. Can-Do volunteers will be assigned upon check-in based on the biggest area of need. This individual in this position must be flexible and willing to help where help is needed. *Background check required

*All shift times are subject to change.

The Big Machine Music City Grand Prix returns on a temporary grand prix circuit throughout downtown Nashville that will wrap around Nissan Stadium. The 2.17-mile temporary street circuit will race across the Korean Veterans Memorial Bridge into downtown Nashville and back.

If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding volunteering at this year’s race, please reach out to the volunteer team at or visit

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Aldo Amato, Director of Marketing & Strategic Initiatives, (615) 743-3124 or

About the Nashville Sports Council

The Nashville Sports Council is a private, non-profit, membership-based organization of area corporations and individual sports enthusiasts. Created in 1992, the Nashville Sports Council’s mission is to positively impact the economy and quality of life of the Greater Nashville Area by attracting and promoting professional and amateur sporting events. The Nashville Sports Council has hosted hundreds of major sporting events that have produced more than $930 million in direct economic impact for the region. For more information call 615-743-3120 or visit Follow the Nashville Sports Council on Facebook and Twitter.

About the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

The Big Machine Music City Grand Prix is a three-day international festival of speed and sound featuring an NTT INDYCAR® SERIES event. The event aims to create a comprehensive world-class international destination event that highlights Nashville, Tenn., the Music City and the Mid-South region including music, food, culture and entertainment that centers on the speed, technology, skill and excitement of up-close urban INDYCAR racing. As a privately funded event, Music City Grand Prix is owned and operated by 615GP, LLC.





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